Springs baby died a cot death

2015-05-16 11:22


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Johannesburg - A second post mortem of a three-month-old baby boy who died at his crèche in Springs earlier this month, shows it was a cot death, Netwerk24 reported on Saturday.

Gert Fourie junior did not choke to death, as was initially believed, said his 29-year-old father, also Gert Fourie.

He said he and his wife, Monique, 21, now had some closure.

After his death about two weeks ago, a state autopsy report said the cause of death was undetermined.

The couple then asked for donations on social networking site Facebook to pay for a private autopsy which concluded the baby boy died of a cot death.

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